Shop for crafts at holiday fair at Arundel High

NEIGHBORS

October 18, 1994|By VICKI WELLFORD

Arundel Senior High is sponsoring an Arundel Holiday Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, Dec. 10. The Arundel Band will sell food in the cafeteria. Key Club members will provide child care in the Kids' Room for children ages 1 to 6.

More than 100 spaces are available to rent. For more information, call Carol Meyers at 410-923-6677.

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The North Arundel Hospital Odenton Medical Center is sponsoring a comprehensive health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The fair will include screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, colorectal, skin cancer, lung disease, foot problems, flexibility, hearing, diabetes, scoliosis, prostate problems and breast cancer.

Screenings will be performed by physicians associated with Odenton Medical Center and health care professionals from North Arundel Hospital.

The center's radiology and rehabilitation clinics and its pharmacy have opened recently and will have displays at the fair. Odenton Medical Center is at 1215 Annapolis Blvd. -- Route 175 -- in Odenton. For more details, call 787-4367.

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North Arundel Health System's Healthline Service has added an 800 number for people outside the local telephone exchange. The new toll-free number is 1-800-778-3236. Healthline is a free, 24-hour, seven-day-a-week health information service staffed by a registered nurse who will answer health-related questions. Healthline also has a 900-volume health information library. Information can be mailed to any resident at no cost. A free physician referral service also is available.

For more information, call 787-INFO or 1-800-778-3236.

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The Greater Odenton Improvement Association is holding a candidates forum at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Department. Candidates for state House of Delegates, District 33, County Council District 4, as well as the candidates for county executives, have been invited.

Other candidates may attend and will be announced tomorrow evening. The Odenton Volunteer Fire Department is just east of Fort Meade at 1425 Annapolis Road -- Route 175.

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The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 33rd annual Meet Your Neighbor and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at 11:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Ramada Hotel BWI Airport. The public is invited.

Awards will be given to the outstanding citizens in west Anne Arundel County. The chamber also will honor its volunteers.

The luncheon will cost $15 per person. Reservations are required by Oct. 31 and may be made by calling the chamber at 410-672-3422.

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The O'Malley Flower and Herb Guild will meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road in Odenton.

Jean Hamilton, a floral arranger and avid gardener, will 'u demonstrate the art of sand-drying flowers and provide tips on flower arranging. The program is free, but registration is required. For more information, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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Representatives from the state Mass Transit Administration will be at O'Malley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 to take identification pictures of senior citizens eligible for the reduced fare card. To receive the card, you must be 65 or older by the end of the year.

Applicants must bring proof of age, such as a driver's license, birth certificate, passport or military identification, as well as their Social Security number. For more information, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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